2015 Gigliola Gori Junior Scholar Award – Call for Applications

ISHPES is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Junior Scholar Award. The ISHPES GIGLIOLA GORI JUNIOR SCHOLAR AWARD will be presented at the 2015 ISHPES Seminar to be held in Split, Croatia.

It is awarded for an unpublished essay of outstanding quality in the field of sport history. Eligible scholars must be a member of ISHPES and a registered student (undergraduate or graduate) at the time of the Congress or a junior scholar (within one year of receiving a PhD). The essay must be submitted in English and the text itself (including notes and bibliography) must not exceed 10,000 words. 

The main criteria for selection will be based on originality, the scientific quality of the research and the value of the study from the perspective of international sport history. A specially chosen committee will review the articles. The winner will be announced by the end of May 2015.

Gigliola Gori, a leading sport historian in Italy and longtime member of ISHPES, as well as one of its current Vice-Presidents, has very generously donated a 1000 € prize for the ISHPES Junior Scholar Award. This award is intended to promote emerging scholarship among young scholars of sport history world-wide through the organizational support of ISHPES and its members.

The award winner will receive a 1000 € prize, free registration at the Congress and a year’s membership to ISHPES. The winning paper should be presented during the conference. His/her paper will be published in Stadion and the winner, together with any other entrant whose work is recognized by the committee for its quality, will receive a diploma that will be presented during the Congress. The essay must be emailed to the Chair of the Awards Committee, Gigliola Gori, to awards@ishpes.org no later than April 30, 2015.

 

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